Jeff Baxter is a registered social worker (RSW) with the Ontario College of Social workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW), holding a master’s degree in Social Work. Baxter also holds an International Certification as an Alcohol and Drug Counsellor (ICADC) with the Canadian Addiction Counsellor Certification Federation (CACCF).
He has mostly worked in the field of addictions, working with populations ranging from the homeless and incarcerated, to respected and decorated professionals and people from all walks of life in between. Within the field of addictions, he has gained specialty knowledge and experience working with those who have concurrent post-traumatic stress and eating disorders. Throughout Baxter’s career he has spearheaded several process studies, outcomes studies and research projects. As a professional social worker, he endeavours to maintain the standard of research-practitioner; always working to contribute to the scientific evidence base of the field while being creative and imaginative at the same time.
Baxter has recently begun an entrepreneurial venture geared towards helping people to record personal information and messages to be left for loved ones in case of death or disability. Baxter has a blog that he uses to share knowledge and ideas relevant to this start-up social service. You can visit his blog here. People following the blog can look forward to innovative ideas towards improving relationships today and planning to continue to impact those relationships for the future. Followers can expect to have access to tools and materials relevant to both professionals and lay people alike.
Baxter is happily married and a proud father to twins. He is from Cambridge in Ontario, Canada. Be one of his followers on Twitter
Credits to: Jeff Baxter
Published: 01 January 2015
Last update: 18 August 2016